Use of DNS CERT Records for Key Assurance

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Author Phillip Hallam-Baker 
Last updated 2010-09-09
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Deployment of DNSSEC opens up the possibility of new mechanisms for assuring application keys. This document extends the use of the DNS CERT resource record and defines X.509v3 extensuions to support key assurance mechanisms for use with TLS and other X.509 protocols and provides a comprehensive assessment of the security thus achieved.


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